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Sevier County Celebrates 30 Years of Winterfest

Sevier County celebrates 30 years of winter family fun! Winterfest is a celebration of light displays, shopping, live shows, attractions, and winter adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains! The lights will be officially turned on November 15th and last through February 17th, 2020! Winterfest is a beloved event that happens every year. Be sure to

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Candy Christmas at Crave Golf Club

Crave Golf Club, located in Pigeon Forge, has officially announced Candy Christmas at Crave Golf Club is returning with more lights, trees, and Christmas spirit than ever before! Crave has something for everyone from young kids to adults and is sure to provide family fun for all ages. Get excited to see this immersive and Instagram-worthy

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Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas 2019

Holiday cheer is coming to Pigeon Forge and it’s time to celebrate at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival! With the brightest lights and newest additions to the park along with your favorites, your family will enjoy all the fun this festival has to offer. Watch as Dollywood transforms into a winter wonderland and enjoy all your

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Autumn Fun at Anakeesta

Anakeesta’s NEW Legend of Hallow Mountain and family-friendly nighttime hours are drawing crowds to the Smoky Mountain experience this Fall. Now, Gatlinburg’s only outdoor Halloween haunt is expanding its October hours!  More guests can shop, dine with scenic views and colorful sunsets, plus enjoy the Halloween fun! For all ages throughout the day, Autumn at

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Crave Golf Club Named #1 Mini Putt in The USA

Crave Golf Club, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, has officially been named the #1 Mini Putt in the USA by TheTravel.com.   The candy-themed attraction offers 18,500 square feet of family fun for groups of all ages. Crave Golf Club has 38 unique holes throughout indoor, outdoor, and also rooftop courses with

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New Origami Exhibit Opens at WonderWorks

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge is adding more fun and educational opportunities! Their newest exhibit is officially open to the public! The new feature will have an origami exhibit that has an education focus on math (STEM). This stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. The exhibit will introduce people to how math is related to

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13th Annual Whoadeo at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dolly’s Stampede 13th Annual Whoadeo is back for another exciting day full of competitions, costumes, and carnivals! Come out for a day full of festive fall decorations, food, and the coolest games in town! Food City and Coca- Cola present this FREE admission kids event on September 21st from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. The

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World’s First Cable-to-Rail Zipline Roller Coaster Opens in Pigeon Forge

Flying Ox Zipline Roller Coaster Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, has officially opened the Flying Ox! This is the world’s first cable-to-rail zipline roller coaster. The one-of-a-kind Flying Ox zipline roller coaster takes riders on a thrilling 1,000-foot-long ride 80 feet in the air.

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National Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Park rangers invite the public to observe the natural night sky for an evening of viewing stars! All equipment and instruction is provided by the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society.   What To See Depending

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2019 Fall Foliage Report in The Smoky Mountains

Pumpkin Spiced flavors have hit grocery stores, coffee shops, and restaurants everywhere meaning fall foliage is on it’s way! Of course the Great Smoky Mountains are always stunning throughout the year, but during fall, they become a multi colored masterpiece! Reds, yellows, oranges, and browns paint the mountains drawing visitors in from all over the

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Prison Artwork

Each year, tourists visiting San Francisco make the journey to the must-see Alcatraz Island. Since it’s closing in 1963, the former penitentiary continues to intrigue people of all ages. There is also a huge fascination with the artwork of prison artists. This summer, the two subjects are being brought together at Alcatraz East Crime Museum.

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